Eng 121 Week 3 Dq 1 The Qualities of an Editor
Question - A good editor often pays close attention to detail, practices patience and self-discipline, demonstrates good organization, and seeks to correct issues in content without losing the original intent of the work. Select two qualities of an editor that are likely to prove important to your editorial work in this course and explain why they will be instrumental in improving the quality of your written work as you go forward.
Initial posts must be 200 to 300 words in length and posted by Day 3. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts. In your response, indicate what you have learned from your classmates’ answers and share how their responses have improved your understanding of the importance of editing as you work through your final drafts this week. Be specific in your responses. Response posts must be 125 to 200 words in length and posted by Day 7. If you have questions about how to participate in discussions, consult “About Discussions” under the Course Home menu. You are not required to support your claims with additional scholarly materials; however, should you decide to use additional sources, make sure you properly cite any references.